This Shinto shrine to the god of health and prosperity was the site of the first Gion Matsuri festival. It remains the spiritual heart of Kyoto.

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Go Historic ID
319458
Names
Yasaka Shrine

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Yasaka Shrine - Kyoto, Japan